Camp 2 Gives Back

By Wolverine HS on December 28, 2016

“Only by giving are you able to receive more than you already have” - Jim Rohn We decided at Camp 2 that we wanted to focus our time and money towards a local family in...

Wolverine Alternative Education’s Veterans’ Project

By Wolverine HS on December 20, 2016

Students at Principal Wolverine Alternative Education completed their veterans’ project last week.  A total of 15 boxes were packed and sent out to local military men and women...

Meet Jasmine Anderson

By Wolverine HS on December 9, 2016

Meet Jasmine Anderson, she has been employed at WHS for 2 ½ years as a youth care worker. You can find her working with our girls at Vassar House. She enjoys working here and...

Our Walking Taco Fundraiser

By Nick Zaher on December 8, 2016

“A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal” - Steve Maraboli This year Vassar House raised $310.00 from our Walking Taco fundraiser. Our students baked...

Meet Carson Atkins

By Nick Zaher on November 30, 2016

Meet Carson Atkins, he has been employed by WHS for 17 months now. His position is in general support as a transporter. You can find him in the security booth between runs when he...

“Adoption is another word for love”

By Nick Zaher on November 25, 2016

Having a strong and loving foundation are just some of the ingredients that make Mr. and Mrs. Hearndon great parents.  Every step of the way Mr. and Mrs. Hearndon have provided...

Thanksgiving Feast

By Wolverine HS on November 23, 2016

Pioneer Work and Learn Life Skill students prepared their own family style thanksgiving feast this season.  Each group took a turn spending half of their school day in the...

The McMullin Family

By Nick Zaher on November 18, 2016

Making a difference in the life of a child is what it all about.  Working in child welfare you encounter so many different families, all unique in their own way.  I was...

Our Passion Is Finding Great Families

By Wolverine HS on November 17, 2016

Constance Parks is the grandmother and now adoptive parent of Malachi, Marcus, and Mikyah. This adoption holds a special place for me because I personally witnessed and also read...

Wolverine In The Community

By Wolverine HS on November 16, 2016

Through noticing a request from WNEM TV5 website asking for help for a woman who was physically unable to move on her own. We reached out to see how we could help.  Our staff and...

Meet Elonda Duncan

By Wolverine HS on November 3, 2016

“If you desire to make a difference in the world, you must be different than the world” - Elaine Dolton Elonda Duncan has been a part of the Wolverine family for two years...

Adoption Month is not just about “them” it is about all of us

By Wolverine HS on November 1, 2016

Imagine a world where 22,000 18 year olds roam the streets without a stable place to live? Well that world currently exists and in 2014, those 22,000 teenagers aged out of the...

Win a 5 Night Trip To Cabo!

By Wolverine HS on October 31, 2016

Could you use a 5 night all expenses paid trip to Cabos? Imagine 34 swim-up suites, 12 restaurants a Luxury Spa and Salon and a drink in hand. Now join our Crowdrise Campaign by...

Movie Outing – Boo: A Madea Halloween

By Wolverine HS on October 26, 2016

6 girls earned the privilege to see a movie with their team manager after passing their weekend contracts with high point scores and good behavior. All girls enjoyed pop,...

Stop Bullies

Bullying: Signs and Symptoms From a Youth Perspective

By Wolverine HS on October 25, 2016

October is “Bullying Awareness Month”, celebrated by SAMSHA. The presentation was a youth led presentation that focuses on the awareness of bullying. The presentation started...

Nothing temporary about the love or the lesson

By Wolverine HS on October 19, 2016

“As a Community Liaison in the Care Provider Community Services Department, I do not usually meet the clients that I am helping to become licensed foster parents. However, I...

$20,000 FOR OUR CAUSE | HELP

By Nick Zaher on October 18, 2016

Give Detroit Challenge! We're really excited to let you know that we're a part of the Give Detroit Challenge. It's a fundraising campaign launched by Hour Detroit where...

Meet Ms. Leah Hoyt

By Wolverine HS on October 14, 2016

Ms. Leah Hoyt is a Youth Care Worker who has worked for Wolverine Human Services for 2 ½ years. Her daily routine involves waking the youth up in the morning, getting them ready...

Congrats Kindall H!

By Wolverine HS on October 6, 2016

I will start off with a quote by Ralph Ellison: “Education is all a matter of building bridges.”  Today, Kindall H. has built a bridge to college by earning his high school...

A Trip To Grondins College of Cosmetology

By Wolverine HS on September 8, 2016

A few selected girls were able to attend an outing to Grondins College of Cosmetology in Lapeer. These girls were indulged with a hair trim and style along with a manicure. The...

Officially Announcing “The Unsung Hero” Partnership with Michigan Athletics!

By Wolverine HS on September 2, 2016

"Wolverine Human Services is proud to announce our new “Unsung Hero” partnership with Michigan Athletics. In sports, there is often an unrecognized athlete, one you would...

Preparing Your Biological Child for an Adopted Sibling

By Wolverine HS on August 26, 2016

You made the decision to adopt and your spouse or significant other is on board…but what about your biological children? Children can become jealous even when their parent is...

upset

I’m Angry, what does that mean?

By Wolverine HS on August 24, 2016

Here at Wolverine Human Services our trained therapists work tirelessly to increase the emotional intelligence of our clients. How? Teach adolescent clients effective...

Tie Dye

Tie Dye T-shirts with Frankenmuth United Methodist Church

By Wolverine HS on August 16, 2016

The Vassar House girls tie dyed t-shirts with Frankenmuth United Methodist Church on August 14th and 15th. The girls really enjoyed the Church members coming out and spending...

Teaching Tolerance

Teaching Tolerance

By Wolverine HS on August 11, 2016

“I pledge allegiance, to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible, with Liberty and Justice for...

Rainbow

Sorting Items and Stock Shelves at Saginaw ReSale Shop Under the Rainbow

By Wolverine HS on August 9, 2016

Clients enjoyed giving back. The manager of the Store spoke with clients briefly about the work they do helping women who have been in a bad situation. It was great to be able...

Vassar RiverFest

Vassar RiverFest

By Wolverine HS on August 8, 2016

The Vassar Riverfest is an annual festival held in downtown Vassar in and around the Cass River. The festival activities include a large car show, farmer’s market, live music...

Baseball

Trip to the Tigers Game

By Wolverine HS on

6 clients from WGRC, PWLC and Vassar House and 6 staff went to a Tigers game as a reward for volunteering for community service. Tickets donated by Detroit Tigers Foundation and...

Vassar Community Pride Day

Vassar Community Pride Day

By Wolverine HS on July 28, 2016

Vassar Community Pride Day was held on July 23, 2016 9am to 1pm at Riverbank near City Hall. For the last 22 years, the Vassar Police Department and Wolverine Human Services...

Vassar Community picnic

Vassar Community Picnic

By Wolverine HS on July 24, 2016

This is the 9th annual Vassar Community Party held at Harper Park.  The committee is made up of life long Vassar residents who share the desire to bring Vassar families/residents...

100 women who care

100 Women Who Care – The Dinner

By Wolverine HS on May 3, 2016

In January, Mrs. Michelle Atwood and Kathy Mroz presented a grant proposal to a 100 Women Who Care on behalf of Pioneer Work and Learns Camp 1. The group is comprised of a 100...

running club

Running Club

By Wolverine HS on May 2, 2016

I am proud to announce the pilot formation of the Pioneer Running Club at PWLC in Vassar. It is a group that will offer opportunities to clients to learn about healthy living and...

ford field

The 29th Annual Awards Banquet Recap

By Wolverine HS on May 1, 2016

The 29th Annual Awards Banquet took place at Ford Field this year. On April 15th, over 250 people joined Wolverine to celebrate our children and families under the theme “Teach...

Children Water

What is AACFA?

By Wolverine HS on March 21, 2016

In 1995, the Association of Accredited Child and Family Agencies (AACFA), was founded. The association brings together organizations and agencies across the state that share...

100 Women Who Care

100 Women Who Care

By Wolverine HS on March 10, 2016

Tuscola Intermediate School District teacher Shelly Atwood and school social worker Kathy Mroz applied for and received a grant from the Mid Michigan Chapter of A 100 Woman Who...

Michigan Counseling Centers!

Introducing Michigan Counseling Centers!

By Wolverine HS on March 7, 2016

On February 16th, Wolverine Human Services celebrated the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at our newest program!   Michigan Counseling Centers has opened...

Intern Briana

Meet Our Intern Briana!

By Wolverine HS on February 18, 2016

We love interns at Wolverine Human Services, and are proud to partner with 12 colleges and universities as a field placement site. We believe that one of the most important ways...

Intern Shelby

Meet Our Intern Shelby!

By Wolverine HS on February 17, 2016

We love interns at Wolverine Human Services, and are proud to partner with 12 colleges and universities as a field placement site. We believe that one of the most important ways...

Intern Toycia

Meet Our Intern Toycia!

By Wolverine HS on February 16, 2016

We love interns at Wolverine Human Services, and are proud to partner with 12 colleges and universities as a field placement site. We believe that one of the most important ways...

Intern Jesse

Meet Our Intern Jesse!

By Wolverine HS on February 15, 2016

We love interns at Wolverine Human Services, and are proud to partner with 12 colleges and universities as a field placement site. We believe that one of the most important ways...

Meet Our Intern Dave!

By Wolverine HS on February 14, 2016

We love interns at Wolverine Human Services, and are proud to partner with 12 colleges and universities as a field placement site. We believe that one of the most important ways...

Intern Camille

Meet Our Intern Camille!

By Wolverine HS on February 12, 2016

We love interns at Wolverine Human Services, and are proud to partner with 12 colleges and universities as a field placement site. We believe that one of the most important ways...

Meet Our Intern Amal!

By Wolverine HS on February 11, 2016

We love interns at Wolverine Human Services, and are proud to partner with 12 colleges and universities as a field placement site. We believe that one of the most important ways...

Alaa

Meet Our Intern Alaa!

By Wolverine HS on February 10, 2016

We love interns at Wolverine Human Services, and are proud to partner with 12 colleges and universities as a field placement site. We believe that one of the most important ways...

Land Beautification

Land Beautification

By Wolverine HS on February 9, 2016

In early January, DuRussell Excavating and the Wolverine Human Services work crew led by Todd Averill began some major beautification on our Vassar Campus, specifically at the...

Point Store

“Small” Gifts and our Point Store

By Wolverine HS on February 6, 2016

From time to time, we hear our community supporters say, "My $5 doesn't mean much!" and "You can't really do anything with a $10 donation." Well, that's not true. For one...

Congratulations, Steven!

By Wolverine HS on February 4, 2016

Throughout all of Wolverine, our clients are working on their education. It’s one of the Seven Principles that guide our work with the kids. Wolverine partners with public,...

Flint water crisis

The Flint Water Crisis

By Judith Wollack on February 3, 2016

The Flint Water Crisis. What can I say that you haven't already heard? Discussion of this topic is everywhere and constant. Politicians, actors, athletes, clergy, and everyone who...

Lynne Yeck

Heck yes, let’s meet Lynne Yeck!!

By Wolverine HS on February 1, 2016

Lynne Yeck believes strongly that all children can be victors, given the right tools and support. She has been an amazing gift to Wolverine and our clients for the past 16...

Open Interview

Open Interview Hiring Fair! January 26th and 28th

By Wolverine HS on January 19, 2016

Open Interviews Hiring Fair! Join us January 26th and 28th from 10:00 am to 3:00pm 15100 Mack Ave, Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230 We are hiring for both part-time and full-time...

Santa

Santa is here!!

By Wolverine HS on January 15, 2016

On Dec 22nd, we hosted a holiday party for our Vassar clients in care!! The holidays can be a tough time for many of our kids. Being separated from family brings up many...

2015 Annual Report

WHS Annual Report 2015

By Wolverine HS on January 1, 2016

Dear Friends, It has been another exciting year at Wolverine Human Services! We are proud of our many accomplishments: maintaining a balanced budget, celebrating with 13 GED...